The FRA Lake States Region includes Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The region is served by Tim O’Hara, Vice-President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region. Region-level programs are geared toward improving members’ productivity, efficiency, safety, and cost-reduction across the supply chain. The region holds one annual meeting in the fall.

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Technical Releases

Assessing Concerns of Logging Business Owners in the Lake States Region

Leadership

Tim Ohara
Tim O’Hara

Vice President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region

310 Jackson Avenue
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-390-7965

States in this Region

  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Resources

Technical Releases

22-R-38-Impact of Skyrocketing Fuel Prices on Forest Products Transportation

Technical Releases

22-R-34-Comparison of H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs for Seasonal Workers

Technical Releases

22-R-33-Visa Explanation

Technical Releases

22-R-32-Status and Trends of Minnesota’s Logging Sector in 2021

Technical Releases

22-R-25 New Data Dashboard Allows You to Visualize Forest Carbon Across Minnesota

Technical Releases

22-R-24 Trimble Forestry Connected Forest™ Xchange (CFX)

Safety Alerts

22-S-13 Logging Equipment Loss Due to Fire

Download the PDF of this Safety Alert to Click on Resource…

Safety Alerts

Chip Van Driver Injury While Rolling-Up A Van Tarp Cover Weighted Down With Snow

On a December morning in the Lake States Region, a truck…

Safety Alerts

Feller Buncher Fire

Background During the summer in the Lake States Region, a logging…

Safety Alerts

Limb of Hung-up Tree Kicks Back Fractures Chainsaw Operator’s Leg

During a nice fall day in the Lake States Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Limb of Hung-up Tree Kicks Back Fractures Chainsaw Operator’s Leg

During a nice fall day in the Lake States Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Firewood Processor Accident

During the summer in the Lake States Region, the owner of…

Carbon Reports

North Dakota

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in North Dakota

Carbon Reports

Nevada

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Nevada Nevada has 7.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Nebraska

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Nebraska Nebraska has 1.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Minnesota

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Minnesota Minnesota has 17.4 million…

Carbon Reports

Michigan

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Michigan Michigan has 20.3 million…

Carbon Reports

Lake States

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in the Lake States The Lake…

Presentations

Regional and Global Markets

Presentations

Billerud Plans

Presentations

Today’s Forest Carbon Industry and the Natural Capital Exchange

Presentations

Influencing Forest Carbon Sequestration and Storage on Private Land

Presentations

Trends in Carbon Stocks and Transfers on Forest Land in the United States

Presentations

Status of the Re-initiation of consultation for the Eastern and Southern Regions of the USDA Forest Service

Appalachian Forest Management Logging Workforce

Are Workers in Logging and Forestry Really Happier and Less Stressed?

According to a recent publication, agriculture, logging, and forestry industries have the highest…

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Forest Management Northeast

Trends in the Northeast Forest Industry, 2023

The following is an excerpt from an article published in the…

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Operations Technology

Safety Alerts and Technical Releases | Creating the “Source Code” for Safety and Innovation

Everyone is busy running their businesses in this challenging environment where…

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